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Aug 18 2011

Evidence of Caste Discrimination in the UK revealed


A Government-commissioned study on caste discrimination in the UK finds evidence of caste discrimination in work, provision of services, education, and harassment and violence as a result of caste discrimination. The study was commissioned and published by the UK Government Equalities Office and conducted by Hilary Metcalf and Heather Rolfe at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. Caste discrimination was found to have extensive personal consequences including reduced career prospects, lower earnings, detrimental effects on education, social isolation, reduced access to social provisions, depression, anger, and loss of self-esteem. The discrimination identified in the study was amongst people with roots in the Indian sub-continent (who comprise five per cent of the population) and perpetrated by higher castes against the lower castes.

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Aug 18 2011

IDSN Annual Report 2010


The International Dalit Solidarity Network’s annual report is ready for download. IDSN Annual Report 2010

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Aug 18 2011

DSN UK welcome

by admin in News

Hello everybody and welcome to our new website

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